Neil Baker is a band member of the Squamish First Nation Reserve in British Columbia. He is from the Coast Salish blood line. Neil is a self taught carver and artist. Neil has learned a great deal about his culture by listening to his elders, then applying that knowledge to the carvings he creates. Neil's signature carving is the famous "School of Salmon". He honors his culture and his Nation by creating works of art that pay respect to the creatures of the earth.